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Black Freemasonry
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Cécile Révauger
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-02 - Publisher: Inner Traditions

The history of black Freemasonry from Boston and Philadelphia in the late 1700s through the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement • Examines the letters of Prince Hall, legendary founder of the first black lodge • Reveals how many of the most influential jazz musicians of the 20th century
A Noble Fight
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Corey D. B. Walker
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-01 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

A Noble Fight examines the metaphors and meanings behind the African American appropriation of the culture, ritual, and institution of freemasonry in navigating the contested domain of American democracy. Combining cultural and political theory with extensive archival research--including the discovery of a rare collection of nineteenth-century records of an African
African-American Freemasons
Language: en
Pages: 53
Authors: Mustafa El-Amin
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher:

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American Freemasons
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Mark A. Tabbert
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-10-01 - Publisher: NYU Press

With over four million members worldwide, and two million in the U.S., Freemasonry is the largest fraternal organization in the world. Published in conjunction with the National Heritage Museum, this extravagantly illustrated volume offers an overview of Freemasonry’s origins in seventeenth-century Scotland and England before exploring its evolving role in
Freemasons For Dummies
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Christopher Hodapp
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-03 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Fascinated by Freemasons? Freemasons For Dummies is the internationally best-selling introduction to the Masons, the oldest and largest "secret society" in the world. This balanced, eye-opening guide demystifies Freemasonry, explaining everything from its elaborate rituals and cryptic rites, to its curious symbols and their meanings. Find out what goes on